ETHICS OFFICER II – LEGAL, JOB GRADE – EACC “8” (1 POST), REF: EACC/E&L/EOII-L/15

Job Profile

Reporting to Deputy Director – Ethics Development and Monitoring through the Assistant Director – Ethics Development, the jobholder is responsible for the implementation of the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution and Leadership and Integrity Act, 2012 through development, promotion, and monitoring of standards and best practices in ethics and integrity in public service.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertaking programs and activities on implementation of Chapter 6 of the Constitution and related ethics and integrity laws;
  • Developing and disseminating standards on ethics and integrity in the public and private sectors throughout the country;
  • Developing and disseminating opinions, advisories, and guidelines on Chapter Six of the Constitution and related integrity laws;
  • Initiating development, approval, signing, and implementation of codes of conduct for state and public officers;
  • Providing technical support to public entities to develop and implement tools for compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution and related laws;
  • Monitoring compliance with provisions of the Leadership and Integrity Act, applicable legislation, and codes of conduct;
  • Processing gifts and conflict of interests registers for public entities;
  • Facilitating implementation of the law on declaration of income assets and liabilities by responsible Commissions, public entities, and public officers;
  • Liaising with external stakeholders on effective implementation of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
  • Preparing periodic reports and other correspondence.

Requirements for Appointment

For an appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • Minimum relevant work experience of five (5) years, three (3) of which should be incomparable duties, anti-corruption, ethics, or governance;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Minimum Grade C+ or equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of emerging issues and jurisprudence in the implementation of Chapter Six of the Constitution and its enabling legislation;
  • Knowledge of key integrity and governance issues in Kenya’s public sector;
  • Experience in critical analysis and development of legal opinions and advisories;
  • Knowledge and practical experience on the application of key ethics and integrity legislation;
  • Proven legal research, documentation, and analytical skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and liaison skills;
  • Certificate in computer applications;
  • Demonstrated integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.

Application Procedure:

In addition to the qualifications set above applicants must further obtain clearances from the following:

• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

• Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

• Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)

• Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

• Registration and good standing in relevant Professional Bodies

Interested candidates who meet the set criteria should complete EACC Form 1 online from https://jobs.integrity.go.ke  and attach copies of ID, CV, academic/ professional certificates (certified by the issuing institution), clearances, and testimonials.

All applications must be made online and will be acknowledged via email. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

To be considered, applications should be received no later than Tuesday, 29th December 2020 at 5.00 pm.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification



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